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South of Pago Pago (1940)

 |  Adventure  |  19 July 1940 (USA)
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Bucko Larson
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Kehane
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Ruby Taylor
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Malia
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Lindsay
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Williams
Francis Ford ...
Foster
Ben Welden ...
Grimes
Abner Biberman ...
Manuel Ferro
Pedro de Cordoba ...
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Rudy Robles ...
Luna
Bobby Stone ...
Hono (as Robert Stone)
Nellie Duran ...
Laulau
James Flavin ...
Cafe Customer
Nina Campana ...
Hono's Mother (as Nina Compana)
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Greed and lust threaten a tropical paradise.

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Watch "The Hurricane" Instead
31 October 2014 | by (Santa Barbara, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie was an attempt to imitate the success of "The Hurricane" which was made three years earlier also starring Jon Hall as a Tarzan- like South Pacific Islander. Unfortunately, South of Pago Pago was NOT directed by John Ford and it showed.

The script is very predictable, the characters are one-dimensional and the acting varies from wooden to hammy. Whereas "The Hurricane" was able to develop a real insight into the soul of the islanders and their way of life, "South of Pago Pago" portrays them too simplistically to ever really identify with.

Please watch "The Hurricane" instead.


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